- 1 1.1 (for parcels, coal, refuse) tolva (f), vertedor (m), ducto (m) (Uruguay) ; (for toboggans) rampa (f); (in swimming pool, amusement park) tobogán (m), rodadero (m) (Colombia)More example sentences1.2 (for animals) pasadizo (m), brete (m) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur)
More example sentences
- But modern-day swimming pool chutes and ponies captured the imagination and attention of the youngsters.
- If it is successful it would mean the new baths being built just yards away from the old £5 million Water Place with its water chutes and fun pool, which is soon to be bulldozed.
- These are three towering water chutes, in varying levels of steepness, down which you plunge in a rubber dinghy.
- The pill slides down the chute into a flexible tube leading to the patient's mouth.
- Facility workers use front-end loaders to shove the trash into two floor chutes, which funnel it to a lower level.
- Disabled people could also be lowered down the chutes more slowly in stretchers.
- 2 (parachute) [colloquial/familiar] paracaídas (masculine)More example sentences
- A skydiver aged 20 said she was ‘totally amazed’ at being alive yesterday after the main chute of her parachute failed to open as she leapt from a plane at 4,000 ft.
- Neither his main parachute or reserve chute appear to have deployed properly after he jumped from a Cessna 182 aircraft.
- A murder inquiry was launched after police discovered that the cord on his main parachute and the strapping on his reserve chute had been expertly and deliberately severed.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.